Stamps on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – Madagascar 1991

Stamps on 1992 Winter Olympics Albertville  – Madagascar 1991

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1992 Winter Olympics or XVI Winter Olympics were held in Albertville France from 8-23 Feb 1992. The then French President Francois Mitterrand inaugurated the Games. A total of 1801 athletes from 64 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 57 events. Germany topped the medals tally with ten Gold Medals. The unified German team was participating for the first time after unification in 1990. This was the last time when the Summer and Winter Olympics were held in the same year. The Winter Olympics were held in Lillehammer Norway in 1994.

Madagascar issued a set of stamps on 30 Dec 1991 on 1992 Winter Olympics.

15 fmg- Biathlon                  5 Fmg – Cross Country Skiing

MADAGASCAR 1992 W OLY 1
MADAGASCAR 1992 WINTER OLYMPICS

60 Fmg – Ice Hockey           640 Fmg – Figure Skating

MADAGASCAR 1992 W OLY 2
MADAGASCAR 1992 WINTER OLYMPICS

1140 Fmg – Speed Skating  1000 Fmg – Ski Jumping     140 Fmg – Downhill Skiing

MADAGASCAR 1992 W OLY 3
MADAGASCAR 1992 WINTER OLYMPICS

Stamps on 1976 Winter Olympics Innsbruck  – Austria 1975

Stamps on 1976 Winter Olympics Innsbruck  – Austria 1975

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1976 Winter Olympics or XII Winter Olympics were held in Innsbruck Austria from 04- 15 Feb 1976. The then Austrian President Rudolf Kirchschlager inaugurated the Games. A total of 1123 athletes from 37 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 10 Disciplines and 37 events.USSR topped the medals tally with 13 Gold Medals.

Austria issued a set of four stamps on 14 Nov 1975 to commemorate the 1976 Innsbruck Winter Olympics. First Day Covers are being Listed.

2.50S+1 –  Luge

AUSTRIA FDC 1976 INNSBRUCK 3
AUSTRIA FDC 1975- INNSBRUCK 1976 WINTER OLYMPICS -LUGE

4+2.05 S – Biathlon

AUSTRIA FDC 1976 INNSBRUCK 4
AUSTRIA FDC 1975- INNSBRUCK 1976 WINTER OLYMPICS -BIATHLON

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Biathlon – USSR 1984.

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  –Biathlon – USSR 1984.

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1984 Winter Olympics or XIV Winter Olympics were held in Sarajevo Yugoslavia (Now in Bosnia & Herzegovina)  from 08- 19 Feb 1984. The then President of Yugoslavia Mika Spiljak inaugurated the Games. A total of 1272 athletes from 49 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 10 Disciplines and 39 events. East Germany (GDR) topped the medals tally with 09 Gold Medals.

USSR  issued a  set of stamps on 08 Feb 1984 to commemorate the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics. Four First Day Cover with stamps are being  listed

5 Kopec – Biathlon

USSR 84 W OLY 1
USSR 1984- SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984-BIATHLON

10 Kopec – Speed Skating

USSR 84 W OLY 2
USSR 1984- SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984- SPEED SKATING

 

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  – USSR 1984.

Stamps on 1984 Winter Olympics Sarajevo  – USSR 1984.

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1984 Winter Olympics or XIV Winter Olympics were held in Sarajevo Yugoslavia (Now in Bosnia & Herzegovina)  from 08- 19 Feb 1984. The then President of Yugoslavia Mika Spiljak inaugurated the Games. A total of 1272 athletes from 49 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 10 Disciplines and 39 events. East Germany (GDR) topped the medals tally with 09 Gold Medals.

USSR  issued a  set of stamps on 08 Feb 1984 to commemorate the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics. Four First Day Cover with stamps are being  listed

20 Kopec – Ice Hockey

USSR 84 W OLY 3
USSR 1984- SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984-ICE HOCKEY.

 

45 Kopec- Figure Skating

USSR 84 W OLY 4
USSR 1984- SARAJEVO WINTER OLYMPICS 1984- FIGURE SKATING

Stamps on 2006 Torino Winter Olympics – Norway.

Stamps on 2006 Torino Winter Olympics – Norway.

The 2006 Winter Olympic Games were held in Torino, Italy from 10 Feb to 26 Feb 2006.  Norway issued a 22 Krone stamp on Biathlon event on 03 Feb 2006. The stamp had a print run of 2,000,000. Norwegian athletes won three Silver and three Bronze medals in Biathlon events at the 2006 Olympics.

NORWAY WINTER OLYMPICS
NORWAY2006 – TORINO WINTER OLYMPICS-BIATHLON.